Lionsgate is picking up the rights for Patrick Rothfuss' best-selling fantasy book series "The Kingkiller Chronicle", which the studio plans to develop into movies, a TV series and video games simultaneously.
Life in the times of single screens
Cinema is so closely intertwined with life that one mirrors the other like a man peeping into a lake and seeing his reflection.
Anna Kendrick to pen book
Actress Anna Kendrick has signed a deal with a publishing company for her first book.
'Revolution' to return as digital comic book
NBC's "Revolution" will return as a new digital comic book series.
Bengali classic on Afghanistan now in English translation
Bengali classic "Deshe Bideshe," which provides an insight into Afghanistan's history and politics has now been published in a new English translation titled "In a Land Far from Home."
Rare 15th century books donated to Australian library
A collection of rare books dating back to the 15th century was donated to the State Library of Victoria, Australia.
Delhi Literature Festival begins on Friday
The third edition of the Delhi Literature Festival, which will begin here on April 17, will see discussions on books, authors and anything related to literature, the organisers said on Thursday.
Taslima Nasreen gets her Facebook page back, thanks supporters
Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, whose Facebook account was disabled after her posts were reported by Islamic fundamentalists, has been restored.
German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at 87
German novelist Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author of "The Tin Drum", an epic treatment of the Nazi era, died on Monday at the age of 87, his publishers said.
Maverick freedom fighter and poet of romance
Disproving Percy Bysshe Shelley's description of poets as "unacknowledged legislators of the world", he combined his illustrious poetic career with membership of the Constituent Assembly that draft
A former model, journo and editor of some of the most revered celebrity and gossip magazines, Shobha De is a prominent author and high-flying socialite (just like many of the leading female characters in her books). Erotic, provocative and sometimes even thought provoking, Shobha De’s writing style is signature, fierce and individualistic and is not restricted to the bounds of literary decorum and norms.